Portia A. Kreiger, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Room 5NW15 Main Building
324 S. 34th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2674267751
Fax: (215)590-1736
B.A. (Biology)
The Johns Hopkins University, 1997.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pathology and pathogenesis of congenital lung malformations.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric pathology.

Description of Other Expertise

Quality improvement and Operations.

Selected Publications

Kreiger PA, Ruchelli ED, Mahboubi S, Hedrick HL, Adzick NS, Russo P.: Fetal pulmonary malformations: defining histopathology. Am J Surg Pathol 30(5): 643-649, May 2006.

Kreiger PA, Okada Y, Simon S, Rorke LB, Louis DN, Golden JA.: Losses of chromosomes 1p and 19q are rare in pediatric oligodendrogliomas. Acta Neuropathologica 109(4): 387-392, Apr 2005.

Kreiger PA, Ernst L, Alawi F, Russo P.: Hamartomatous and other tongue lesions in children. Abstract #7. 2005 Notes: Abstract #7, Platform presentation, Society for Pediatric Pathology/Paediatric Pathology Society Fall 2005 Joint Meeting, Tours, France.

Kreiger PA, Judkins A, Russo PA, Biegel J, Wang L, Kozakewich H, Vujanic GM, Pawel B.: INI1 protein loss in tumors with a non-rhabdoid phenotype. Abstract #34. 2006 Notes: Abstract #34, Poster presentation, Society for Pediatric Pathology Spring 2006 meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Arabshahi B, Pollock AN, Sherry DD, Albert D, Kreiger P, Pessler F.: Devic disease in a child with primary Sjogren syndrome. J Child Neurol 21(4): 285-286, April 2006.

Badilla AT, Kreiger PA, Schmitz KR, Ernst LM, Kaiser LR, Liechty KW.: Wilms' Tumor Arising Within a Mediastinal Teratoma. J Pediatr Surg 41(8): e1-5, August 2006.

Burnham JM, Kreiger PA, Paessler M, Kersun LS, Cron RQ.: Picture of the Month: Anaplastic large cell lymphoma with hemophagocytosis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160(11): 1177, Nov 2006.

Pessler F, Monash B, Rettig P, Forbes B, Kreiger PA, Cron RQ.: Sjogren syndrome in a child: favorable response of the arthritis to TNF-alpha blockade. Clin Rheumatol 25(5): 746-748, Sep 2006.

Behrens EM, Kreiger PA, Cherian S, Cron RQ.: Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist to treat cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis with secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. J Rheumotol 33(10): 2081-2084, Oct 2006.

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